Ezra Taft Benson: A Biography
Deseret Book Company, 1987 - 565 Seiten
Ezra Taft Benson (1899- ) was born in Whitney, Idaho to George Taft Benson, Jr. and Sarah Sophia Dunkley. He was the great-grandson of LDS Apostle Ezra T. Benson (1811-1869). During his active and impressive career, Benson has been a farmer, businessman, Secretary of Agriculture during the Eisenhower administration as well as a General Authority in the LDS Church. In 1943 Ezra Taft Benson was was called into the Quorum of Twelve Apostles by Heber J. Grant. At the death of Spencer W. Kimball in 1986, Ezra Taft Benson became the thirteenth President of the LDS Church. He and his wife, Flora Smith Amussen (1901-1992) were the parents of six children.
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As he left for meetings of the National Council in Washington , D . C . , on January
8 , 1939 , Ezra noted in his journal that his family ' s future was in Boise . He had
been stake president for little over a month , they had just painted their home ...
5 Even on Ezra ' s sporadic trips to Washington in the 1930s , he had witnessed
Church growth . In the early thirties , members of the Washington Branch met in
the old Washington Auditorium , an arena that smelled of stale tobacco and ...
The following sources were also helpful : manuscript histories of the Boise and
Washington , D . C . , stakes ; issues of Cooperative Digest ( 1939 – 1944 ) ;
annual reports of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives ( 1939 - 1944 ) ;
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This and Ezra Taft Benson's own Crossfire: the Eight Years with Eisenhower explain why I will never be a Democrat, though I like and admire many Democrats. An outstanding biography of much-maligned but very good man. Vollständige Rezension lesen
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